GILGIT: With the collaboration of GB-Women Development Department, Gilgit Serena Hotel has organized an event and celebrated International Women’s Day-2018 at Gilgit Serena Hotel,
Ms. Sobia Muqaddam, Minister Social Welfare/Population welfare/Women development, Youth Affairs and Human rights of Gilgit-Baltistan was the Chef Guest of the day,
Event was started with a Tilawate Kalam Pak and tableau performance by the students of different School/Colleges and Girls guides, which was highly appreciated, followed by a presentation and documentary delivered by Women Development Directorate on GB women empowerment. Skits and speech were also presented by Degree College & Girl Guide which enthralled the audience throughout.
Mr. Asim Nawaz Taiwana Secretry Women Development briefed audience about objectives of Women Day celebration and highlighted that women empowerment is key to development of Gilgit-Baltistan.
Charter of demand was presented by Ms. Yasmeen Karim Program Manager, Gender and development AKRSP which had been planned out was also presented to the government officials on which Minister Ms. Sobia Muqaddam said that soon she will be raising this issue in the Gilgit Baltistan Legislative Assembly for implementation.
More than 70 women entrepreneurs displayed their products at handicraft stalls which included KARIGHAR a vocational center part of CSR initiative of Serena Hotels, designed to empower local women also displayed their products and the minister appreciated their efforts by Serena Hotel.
The event was concluded with the note of thank by Ms. Sarwat Majeed GM-North Serena Hotels.